Monday, March 23, 2009

Don Omar

William Omar Landrón was born in Carolina Puerto Rico. Today he is one of the most well known reggae Latin artists.

Calling himself Don Omar, he released his first album in 2003 titled "The Last Don". This album sold over 1,000,000 copies around the world and also in 2003 he won two awards at the Billboard Latin Music Awards.

In May of 2006, Don Omar released his second studio album called "King of Kings" which debuted at the number one spot on Billboard's Latin sales charts. In April 2007, Don Omar won the Raggaetion Album of the Year award at the Billboard Latin Music Awards for his King of Kings album, and one of his songs from the album was also featured in the ending credits of the movie "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift".

Don Omar is currently working on his third studio album that is to be released in late April of this year. It was originally planned to be called icon, but it was later changed to iDon.

Don Omar has participated in several different concerts and has teamed up with several artists over the years and has even released several other compliation albums as well as live albums that give the audience the feeling of actually being at his concert.

In 2005, after he released his The Last Don album, he was granted his own label called All Star Records. All Star Records is a subsidary of Universal Music Group's Machete Records.

Don Omar is both a singer and a composer, and with his huge success he has been able to expand his music and his career universally.

Many of Don Omar's songs are available on iTunes.

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